strikebreaking

strikebreaking

[strahyk-brey-king]
noun
action directed at breaking up a strike of workers.

Origin:
1915–20; strike + breaking1

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strikebreaker (ˈstraɪkˌbreɪkə)
 
n
a person who tries to make a strike ineffectual by working or by taking the place of those on strike
 
'strikebreaking
 
n, —adj

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